By Jesse Prague, Kari Ditonno , Dana Weiss, and Juwan Sandiford. Before the mid-1800s…. Crowded Room With Boys Of All Ages. There was no consistent education policy in the US Massachusetts & Vermont were the only states to pass a required school attendance law (before Civil War)
By Jesse Prague, Kari Ditonno, Dana Weiss, and JuwanSandiford
Crowded Room With Boys Of All Ages
Other Leaders and Accomplishments
The Troy Female Seminary – renamed The Emma Willard School in her honor
Mount Holyoke Female Seminary
Webster’s American Dictionary
This statue of Horace Mann stands in front of the Massachusetts State House, honoring his contributions.
The title page of Webster’s “Grammatical Institute of the English Language”
Girls who attended Oberlin in the late 1850s
“The Father of American Education”
Not In School
Why did Noah Webster create the first American Dictionary?
Which of the following is not one of Horace Mann’s main principles?
Match the leaders with their correct accomplishment. Which one is true?
Schools must embody children of all backgrounds.
Education must be paid for and controlled only by the government.
Education must be taught by professional teachers.
The public cannot be ignorant.
Education must be free of sectarian religious influence
He was a wealthy, educated scholar, who wanted to improve the education of other wealthy scholars.
He had too much time on his hands.
To unify the American language and spelling for everyone.
All of the Above
A and B
Emma Willard – opened colleges to train teachers
Prudence Crandall – The Troy Female Seminary
Horace Mann – “A Grammatical Institute of the English Language”
Noah Webster – founded Amherst College
Horace Mann – Mount Holyoke Female Seminary